Suicide: Theory, Practice and Investigation
SAGE, 2005 M07 27 - 177 pages
Suicide: Theory, Practice and Investigation is the only text available in paperback form that offers an accessible overview of suicide in the United States. Written by Ronald M. Holmes and Stephen T. Holmes, two of the foremost authors of murder and violent crime books in the world, this book examines the social problem and criminal justice concerns of suicide from unique perspectives. The authors discuss the various forms of suicide and analyze the latest data on regional differences and how gender, marital status, occupation, health, drug use, and religion all influence the practice of suicide.
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History and Suicide
Theories and Types of Suicide
Youth Suicide and Correctional Facilities
Suicide and the Elderly
Suicide and Violence Among Intimates
What to Look for
Selected Atypical Suicides
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